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Re: Open Letter To Mike Nardi Of NBC Dateline

From: Stanton T Friedman <fsphys.nul>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 08:50:40 -0300
Archived: Mon, 19 May 2008 08:11:56 -0400
Subject: Re: Open Letter To Mike Nardi Of NBC Dateline


>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 21:42:47 -0400
>Subject: Open Letter To Mike Nardi Of NBC Dateline

>Dear Mike,

>Your Dateline show was reasonably good despite the attempted
>'debunking' of each case.

>I have some problems with your presentation of the cases that I
>investigated.

>However, I was really disturbed by your perpetuation of the
>mixup of the 8:30 PM and 10 PM sightings over Phoenix. Typically
>you would have one of the 8:30 PM witnesses, whch include Gov.
>Symington, talking while you showed the 10 PM lights which were
>probably flares. You never made it clear that there is a
>deliniation between the sightings at the two times: at 8:30 PM
>the witnesses said the object was "right overhead" but the 10 PM
>lights were on the horizon, clearly not "overhead".

>Therefore the 'explanations' proposed by the 'skeptics' - flares -
>did not apply to the 8:30 PM witnesses.

>Fortunately James Fox has it correct in his documentary.


Bruce hit the nail on the head. The debunking was a splendid
example of research by proclamation. So the Trents made some
kind of object and threw it over the wire etc ad nauseum. And
the Hudson Valley case was just a bunch of small planes. I
thought the good guys came across much better than the bad
guys... rational and sensible and aware of the facts vs.
dogmatic,biased and ignorant.


Stan Friedman



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